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Philippines pushes for railway extension work

World

Philippines pushes for railway extension work

The Philippine Government is intensifying its plan to extend the national railway network from the current 77km to 1,900km in three years, which is the centre of the country’s economic development policy.

Philippines vows to crush terrorists

World

Philippines vows to crush terrorists

The Philippine governmenthas vowed to destroythose behind twin bombings that killed 27 people and injured nearly 80 others during a church service in the country's south on January 27.

Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines

ASEAN

Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines

Three Indonesian fishermen abducted by members of an Islamist group have been freed 18 months after they were abducted in waters off the southern Philippines, the Philippine military said on September 16.

Vietnamese, Philippine ruling parties foster cooperation

Politics

Vietnamese, Philippine ruling parties foster cooperation

Politburo member and standing member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong had a meeting in Hanoi on August 27 with a visiting delegation of the Philippine Democratic Party-Power of the Nation (PDP-Laban), led by its Vice President Alfonso Gaba Cusi.

Philippine President signs Muslim autonomy law

World

Philippine President signs Muslim autonomy law

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on July 26 signed a Muslim autonomy law to allow minority Muslims in the south to start moving towards self-rule by 2022, a bid to tackle extremism and defuse a half-century of separatist conflict in Mindanao.

Philippines: 12 terrorists killed

ASEAN

Philippines: 12 terrorists killed

Twelve terrorists have been killed in clashes with Philippine government security forces, bringing the death toll of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters to 57 in the ongoing campaign in the southern Philippines that started on June 1.